Powering the Innovation Ecosystem

The Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation is a public-private partnership between Nova Southeastern University and Broward County acting as an economic and education development engine linking the South Florida innovation ecosystem.

The Levan Center supports the Founder’s Journey from birth of an idea through successful exit or global expansion providing programs, events, and wraparound services to entrepreneurs and early-stage startups for the buildout and scaleup of their business.
Levan Center of Innovation front desk

The Levan Center's 54,000 square-foot facility offers:

  • Incubator and accelerator programs
  • Co-working and meeting space
  • Technology certification programs
  • Specialized workshops, seminars, and short courses
  • Professional networking and social events

Levan Center Resources

Meet Your Tour Guide

The Levan Center welcomes its newest team member, Orbit! Orbit is the Levan Center’s Ambassador and represents our three themes – Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship.

Schedule a tour to visit Orbit, learn more about our three themes and enjoy a few other surprises along the way.

Schedule A Tour

Unveiling South Florida's Potential

Embedded in the community, the Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation, partners with public and private entities across various industries for a local, regional, national, and international impact. Listen to key industry professionals on how the Levan Center is connecting the innovation ecosystem in South Florida.

Creating an Impact

Join a community of innovative difference makers that are taking over the South Florida tech gateway. Here, we are not opening new doors, we are creating them. Be involved in the creation.

Core Programs

Offering an array of programs to support the Founder from birth of an idea through successful exit or global expansion. Serving first time entrepreneurs to developing tech companies, wherever you are in your entrepreneurial journey, we can help you to reach the next level.

Choose Your Path

Submit Your Application to Get Started


Develop your idea through design thinking and prototyping


Advance your idea from the ideate stage


Increase funding, customers, and revenue - Program Launching Soon


Accelerate your growth to a global established enterprise - Program Launching Soon

Program Frequency & Deadlines

Program Sessions Times Occurrence
Ideate Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Bi-monthly
Incubate Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays  9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Quarterly
Accelerate Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays  Customized Core Program Bi-annually
Post-Accelerate Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays  Customized Core Program Annually

Having this innovation center in Broward County is just another very important asset to have in this region. It will benefit the community greatly. Entrepreneurs will have a place where they can easily find like-minded individuals, like-minded companies, and access to tools that they might otherwise not have.


When you walk through the Levan Center, you see that not one detail has been overlooked. From the use of space, from the design, the creativity and then you couple that with the support entrepreneurs are going to have from day one until the rest of their journey. Magic is going to happen here.


Our Space

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North Star Pitch Room

Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and IT Center at NSU 5th Floor | 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314